Hit-and-run vehicle that killed a woman on New Year’s Eve located

Dayton, Ohio – A woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident while walking in one neighborhood in Dayton.

According to a Dayton Police Department collision report filed Monday, the pedestrian was identified as 53-year-old Runonya Gail Chambers. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office said that they had received her body and that her family had been notified of her death.

According to the report, Chambers was walking east in the 2700 block of East Third Street just before 2:50 a.m. Saturday when she was struck by a vehicle traveling east on East Third Street at an unknown speed.

Dayton police said they spotted the suspect car on Monday but are still trying to figure out who was driving when the victim was hit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jerry Humston at 937-333-1359 or Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP (7867).

Chambers was one of ten people killed in collisions across the state during the New Year’s holiday.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, between midnight Thursday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, four people died as a result of not wearing a seat belt, three died as a result of driving while intoxicated, and four others involved pedestrians.

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